adjective Date: 14th century marked by unbelief ; incredulous, skepticalunbelievingly adverb

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  • Unbelieving — Un be*liev ing, a. 1. Not believing; incredulous; doubting; distrusting; skeptical. [1913 Webster] 2. Believing the thing alleged no to be true; disbelieving; especially, believing that Bible is not a divine revelation, or that Christ was not a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unbelieving — index cynical, inconvincible, incredulous, leery, skeptical Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unbelieving — [adj] skeptical agnostic, cynical, disbelieving, distrustful, doubtful, doubting, dubious, freethinking, leery, mistrustful, nonbelieving, not born yesterday*, questioning, show me*, suspicious, unconvinced; concept 403 …   New thesaurus

  • unbelieving — [un΄bə lē′viŋ] adj. not believing; doubting; skeptical; incredulous unbelievingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • unbelieving — [[t]ʌ̱nbɪli͟ːvɪŋ[/t]] ADJ If you describe someone as unbelieving, you mean that they do not believe something that they have been told. He looked at me with unbelieving eyes. Syn: sceptical …   English dictionary

  • unbelieving — unbelievingly, adv. unbelievingness, n. /un bi lee ving/, adj. 1. not believing; skeptical. 2. not accepting any, or some particular, religious belief. [1350 1400; ME; see UN 1, BELIEVING] Syn. 1. doubting, questioning, incredulous. * * * …   Universalium

  • unbelieving — adjective That does not believe; incredulous, skeptical …   Wiktionary

  • unbelieving — Synonyms and related words: atheist, atheistic, creedless, disbelieving, distrustful, doubting, faithless, gentile, goyish, heathen, heretical, incredulous, infidel, infidelic, irreligious, minimifidian, misbelieving, mistrustful, mistrusting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unbelieving — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. doubting, skeptical, incredulous; see suspicious 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. skeptical, doubting, disbelieving, scoffing, questioning, suspicious, cynical, dubious, incredulous, agnostic, atheist. ANT.:… …   English dictionary for students

  • unbelieving — adj. skeptical, incredulous; not adhering to a religious faith …   English contemporary dictionary

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